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EPISODE #55 Speaking Up: Culture and assertiveness in and out of the therapy office

1.00 NBCC Continuing Education Credit Hours-$20

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EPISODE #55 Speaking Up: Culture and assertiveness in and out of the therapy office
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EPISODE #55 Speaking Up: Culture and assertiveness in and out of the therapy office
EPISODE #55 Speaking Up: Culture and assertiveness in and out of the therapy office
We know our childhood and family culture play an important role in who we become as adults. Dr. Abby Hamilton, two-time TEDx speaker, Filipino-American industrial/organizational psychologist, and author of Amazon Bestseller Speak Up, Anak, dives deep into the intersection between culture and assertiveness. Dr. Abby helps others find their voice so they can be more and do more in life.

In this episode, we discuss how traditional cultural values impact our self-perception, various theories and anecdotal examples, and practical assertiveness techniques we can teach to our clients. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify cultural barriers that keep individuals from being assertive .
  2. Define enculturation and acculturation.
  3. Name the implications of perpetual foreigner syndrome .

Additional Resources

  • https://drabbyhamilton.com/
  • http://www.nickalive.net/2021/04/how-josh-dela-cruz-found-his-identity.html

References

References: Dey, B. L., Balmer, J. M., Pandit, A., & Saren, M. (2018). Selfie appropriation by young British South Asian adults: reifying, endorsing and reinforcing dual cultural identity in social media. Information Technology & People. Hwang, W. C. (2021). Demystifying and addressing internalized racism and oppression among Asian Americans. American Psychologist, 76(4), 596. Kleisath, C. M. (2021). The costume of Shangri-La: Thoughts on white privilege, cultural appropriation, and anti-Asian racism. In Lesbians and White Privilege (pp. 41-56). Routledge. Mosley, A. J., & Biernat, M. (2021). The new identity theft: Perceptions of cultural appropriation in intergroup contexts. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 121(2), 308.

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